21 Oct 2011

Manu Korihi News for 21 October 2011

From Morning Report, 6:27 am on 21 October 2011

A organisation set up to boost the number of Maori in the health workforce has developed its own private training establishment - and is educating suicide prevention specialists; Elders from Wellington-based Taranaki tribal collective are arguing a hui shouldn't be held at the new Te Wharewaka o Poneke, on the capital's waterfront - because it's not a marae; A Motiti Islander says locals are picking up about a hundred bags of toxic rubbish a day from the coastline, but the large amounts of oil clumps are proving more problematic and treacherous; A memorial which celebrates the life of Moko the dolphin, will be unveiled on Monday at a reserve on Mahia Peninsula in northern Hawke's Bay.